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A popular Salthill walkway completely disappeared, car parks submerged in water, and businesses left counting the cost of the damage as the sea demonstrated its power during last week’s storm.
The floods that ravaged Athlone in 2009 were considered a “once in a lifetime” event but Westmeath County Council have marked an area extending beyond the boundary of this flood in their maps detailing areas at risk of flooding in the Athlone Town Development Plan.
Parts of Galway city may be at risk from flooding between today and Monday due to the expected high spring tides, the Galway City Council has warned.
Ryan Hanley, in association with McCarthy Keville O’Sullivan, has been appointed by the Office of Public Works to carry out an environmental impact assessment of the proposed River Deel (Crossmolina) Flood Relief Scheme. A public consultation will be held at Crossmolina Town Hall today (Friday), September 14, from 4pm to 8pm at which members of the public are invited to give their comments.
A number of families in Galway affected by the devastating floods of November 2009 will soon be given a life-line grant, estimated to be worth around €200,000, to buy new homes.
The Galway City Council has warned there is potential for flooding in parts of the city over coming days. High spring tides are expected until Sunday, the highest of which is set to occur at 6:26am tomorrow.
There could soon be “light at the end of the tunnel” for some of the Galway families worst affected by the devastating flooding of November 2009, according to Galway West TD Brian Walsh who has confirmed that a decision on a relocation grant, a life-line worth approximately €200,000 to each household, will be made before the end of this month.
Households in Athlone can expect practical information on flooding and safety through their letter box soon.
A draft area plan for Ireland West Airport Knock will be complete by the end of October, a meeting of the Swinford electoral area committee was told this week.
As two Claregalway families bring a petition to the European Parliament over the lack of flood prevention in the area and compensation to help them with their financial burden following the flooding crisis of 2009, the Irish Insurance Federation has called on local authorities to stop the practise of granting planning permission on flood plain areas.